Furniture Company's Contract with IKEA Will Mean 100 New Jobs for Oregonians
Mastercraft Furniture in Wilsonville will grow from 25 employees to more than 150 thanks to a contract with IKEA that will return jobs to the U.S. from Asia.
The Economic Recovery Review Council (ERRC), in coordination with local governments and private industry, will identify and designate five to 15 regionally significant areas based on the definition below and the relative importance of the areas in terms of potential long-term job creation.
A "Regionally Significant Industrial Area" is an area planned and zoned for industrial use that:
Once the council has made the designations, local governments with land use authority over a regionally significant area must maintain the area for employment uses. The city or county may not:
A local government may adopt additional provisions that restrict the type or extent of current or future industrial uses within the area, but only if the local government mitigates at the same time the effect of the new provision by:
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